January 16, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Editorial: Dialogues this February and Beyond

    The Commentary section of this newspaper has often been the springboard for debate on campus, especially among students of opposing ideologies. Last week’s issue of The Cowl certainly sparked some controversy.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    “Rules of the Rock”: Keeping the Peace Among Roommates

    Every time I open the door to Suites 506, I do not know what to expect. If you were to walk in right now, there would be empty pizza boxes and work boots cluttering the floor immediately before you, with popcorn covering most of the area around the couches and TV.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    V-Day 2010

    Four PC students show their support for The Vagina Monologues

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Tangents and Tirades

    This weeks Tangents and Tirades by the Commentary Staff

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Super Indifferent About the Supermajority

    A few weeks ago, the Democrats in the Senate lost their supermajority (60 seats) with the election of Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts. A lot has been said concerning the implications of this new electoral composition. My opinion: It will not make that much of a difference.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Service With More Than Just a Smile

    There are hundreds of thousands of individuals who have committed themselves to the service of others after natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and most recently, the earthquake in Haiti.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    “A Change Is Gonna Come,” So Why Can’t We Get Over It?

    What is it about change that is so reprehensible to the human person? It seems every time something changes, everyone is all upset about it, or everyone cries out for change but when it comes they’re not happy about it.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Stuffed Up Country

    While most college students spent their winter breaks sleeping, eating, watching movie marathons, hanging out with high school friends, or spending time with family, I had another task on my very full winter break plate. Next to the Christmas ham and apple pie was the nauseating, headache-inducing, oh-so-stressful task of packing.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Exposing the Myths and Fallacies of The Monologues

    What do actresses Rachel McAdams, Calista Flockhart, and Roseanne Barr have in common? They have all performed in Eve Ensler’s infamous play The Vagina Monologues. Every year, throughout the months of February and March, college papers across the country publish articles condemning or promoting the play.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Laughing in the Face of Leaving

    In mid-May, nearly a quarter of us will abruptly become former Providence College undergraduates. Broadly considered, this is a good thing. Seen on the horizon at three and a half months’ distance, however, this development is deeply unpleasant to behold. We are to be swiftly, albeit quite ceremoniously, exiled from our accustomed haunts of the past four years and severed from those with whom we have lived and studied, eaten and slept, pondered and prayed.

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